Director of Children's Ministry

Butler First United Methodist Church

Butler, PA 16001

Category: Children's Ministry

Posted on: February 20, 2019

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Position Description: Director of Children's Ministry

Profess and live Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
Maintain personal, spiritual, and professional growth
Model standards and expectations of leaders within First Church, including:
- Participate in authentic community (meaningful accountability)
- Personally embrace the mission of First Church: seeking to be a place where Jesus Christ changes lives.
Possess excellent people skills
Skilled in conflict management that is Christ-honoring
Ability to develop and lead teams of volunteers
A self-starter
Ability to be a team player and adapt to changing circumstances by a commitment to flexibility
Ability to lead multiple projects simultaneously
Able to work with other First Church departments to coordinate and execute projects/events
Promote a positive attitude and working environment
Strong organizational and time management skills and pursuit of excellence through attention to detail
High School diploma required, college degree desired
Minimum one year experience in Christian Children's Ministry or related field

Position Responsibilities:
The Director of Children's Ministry will champion First Church's mission and lead our congregations in investing in children and their families through relationship building and cultivating stimulating environments for Jesus to change lives.
Recruit, develop, lead and manage a Children's Ministry Team to provide vision, support and evaluation of all aspects of children's ministry.
Recruit, train, lead and resource children's ministry leaders to offer engaging teaching that helps children understand and embrace biblical truth in our Children's Ministry Programs.
Work effectively with parents to foster support of the Children's program, including ongoing communication to provide opportunities for input, participation, and feedback.
Oversee the recruiting, scheduling, and development of adults to serve in the areas of weekly Bible studies, Roots ministry, and other events involving children and their families.
Plan, organize, and oversee local serving opportunities and creative events that children will want to attend.
Work alongside other church staff members as a team player, attending site team and staff meetings and sharing in the mission of First Church.
Organize/participate in/assist with other ministry initiatives at the direction of the Senior Pastor or immediate supervisor.

Required Meeting attendance:
Weekly Staff Prayer Gatherings – Tuesday 9AM
Leadership meetings: Church Conference, Administrative Board, Monthly full staff meetings, weekly Site Team

Line of Accountability: Associate Pastor for Discipleship and Crossfire Management (on behalf of the Senior Pastor of First UMC), Church Conference of First UMC via SPRC


About Butler First United Methodist Church:

Seeking to be a place where Jesus Christ changes lives. 

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Job Title:
Director of Children's Ministry
Time Type:
Full Time
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Church Size:
750 - 1000

Contact Information:

Contact Name:
Brenda Monfre
200 E. North Street
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